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Jul 9, 2011 6:00pm PDT
? >> yes. i think although "evita" had been a big hit in london "evita" here had bad reviews. the mood changed. funny enough, i think that's an intriguing one because in the late pz 70s america was a little bit in denial about talking about anything political. i mean, you remember the time, after vietnam, and i remember writing the early days of the "evita" run we hit the -- at the same time of the russian invasion of afghanistan, which i don't think anybody really completely understood what was going on. for give me for talking about afghanistan. i've gone off on a tangent. >> another time. >> suddenly people started talking about politics again. they said, maybe paralleled with what we were trying to say there was an interesting subject. >> how much have the critics gotten to you over the years? >> i don't really care very much if i don't think the critics really understand music. >> somebody that you respect, what is the most hurtful kind of thing they could say that would really get to you? >> i guess somebody who i did respect as a musician said that the score was humdrum or somet
CNN
Jul 17, 2011 9:00pm PDT
when you've had a big blow? >> dust yourself off. it's just like baseball. i compare life to a baseball game a lot of times. other times you know you dive in. you might get called out. you might get safe, whatever. you get that dirt on you. the first thing you want to do is collect yourself and dust yourself off. and life is a game of making adjustments, you know. and it's a journey. and i think that for all of us, including myself, i think it's a matter of going through this journey of life and sometimes you make good calls, sometimes you make bad calls. but the main thing is knowing the difference and making adjustments. >> what would you say has been the best and worst moments of your life? >> mm. well, the best. the best being here with you. >> of course. from the obvious. apart from that. >> apart from that, the best would be sitting on top of the hill with my kids. dad. sitting around a fire. roasting marshmallows. laughing, talking about life. just living and being happy. >> existing in a blissful scenario. >> i think -- again, a lot of the times with the kids i, you kno
CNN
Jul 24, 2011 9:00pm PDT
is a big issue all the time. >> you and charlie sheen go back a long way. when you were at your peak, apparently, who could out-party the other? >> charlie is a private partier. at least from what i can tell, he holes up in his cave. that's the impression i get. i can't imagine anybody doing more drugs than i did and living, and you know, especially with cocaine. and your resistance to these drugs. >> there's recreational drug taking and there's addiction. at your worst, what are we talking in terms of consumption? >> of about a half ounce a day of cocaine. >> really? >> it's crazy. and i'm so grateful to be alive. and i don't know why i am. >> did you remember how that made you feel? >> i will tell you this. the first time i tried cocaine, it made me feel great. it was in probably 1984. and then every time after that i tried to get that feeling of the first time, and i was chasing it, and at the end, in 1989, every time i did cocaine, i felt paranoid, depressed, and i -- i lied to myself and said i'll get back to that place you were a few years ago, but it doesn't happen. your brain
CNN
Jul 16, 2011 9:00pm PDT
to be fun but it's not. it's like a test. the whole thing is like one big test. >> fascinating watching you because i know you don't like watching yourself, do you? >> i'm -- i have gotten a lot better. since i've been producing i've gotten a lot better with it. i hate my voice. i hate the way i sound. i think that was always -- >> it's not your real voice, that's the problem. >> maybe because it sounds very foreign. but since i've become a producer and i've had to sit in editing rooms for hours and watch footage be cut together, i think -- i think i've gotten better to kind of take myself out of it and really look at it as making a film and you kind of take all that weight off just yourself, which has been really great for me as an actor. >> you bring incredible intensity to this stuff. scared the life out of me. i'm just watching you from a monitor. you're like a raging volcano in some of these parts. >> a raging volcano who likes to clean. >> yes. the most weird type of raging volcano. >> look, that film, taylor hackford, the director of that film, cast me after several scre
CNN
Jul 26, 2011 9:00pm PDT
speaker of the house. obviously, they don't agree on a number of issue. their big differences and principle differences. each gentleman was convinced there was a way to reach compromise. we came very close. that involved tough political decisions. it included a willingness to cut deeply in our discretionary spending. a willingness to reinform our entitlement programs and a willingness by republicans to find savings in our pentagon budget and saving tlus tax code to raise revv neufville that is what was on the table. we came very close. and we never walk away from those negotiations. we never issued any ultimatums and we believe that that grand compromise is still available if there is political will to do it. the reason why it ended, we brief, it is politically painful for everybody. the president realized he would take a lot of political heat if we got this grand bargain from his own party. certainly the speaker of the house might have. the president was willing to do that because he thought it was the right thing to do. we implore the speaker and other republicans to be willing
CNN
Jul 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
acquire that taste. >> you don't like gin fles? >> no, i'm not a big fan. not a big fan. >> sacrilege. >> i know! i know. but if i was going to drink any beer, it would usually be heineken or corona. usually heineken. >> you're from the north of ireland. describe your upbringing. to many americans in particular, they know there's been a lot of trouble in northern island for many years. for a young man growing up in ireland, what was it like for you there? >> personally i never seen the violence. i grew up in a very tiny town just outside of belfast. in terms of trouble, it was only on the tv, on the news. i never experienced it firsthand. if anyone ever asked me about northern ireland and the troubles, i can't really say to them what it's like because i've never actually seen it. you snow so it is a pity that these things are put on the news and i'd rather see northern ireland portrayed in a more positive light. >> it's a lot more peaceful there now. there are still incidents occasionally but certainly when i grew up theirs it was a lot more violent. seems like northern
CNN
Jul 9, 2011 12:00am PDT
night you seemed about 20 feet tall. you were like this giant coming at me in my big widescreen tv. you're quite tiny, respect you ask. >> people say i'm a lot smaller than they think i am on tv. they say that to everyone. they say it to other girls in destiny's child, my husband, my mother. i think it's just the television. >> the thing that struck me watching you about your -- i never watched a whole beyonce concert before. so i was fascinated to see how you go about this. "a, the energy levels you kept up were extraordinary. "b," the size of your heels. how did you stay up? >> it was very slippery and the first song i was like, okay, am i going to make it? i thought i would have to switch shoes and i had others on the side of the stage in case. i've been practicing in heels since i was 13 years old and to be honest, it's kind of second nature. the heels are second nature. it's just a part of it whenever i rehearse i have on my heels. >> the whole thing with last night -- i don't like the phrase girl power but it was about empowerment of women. you were like strutting around that
CNN
Jul 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT
big stake in is apple, of course. steve jobs has done an extraordinary job there. their recent profits were just astronomical again. obviously, they're a big global company, and they've aggressively marketed in countries all over the world. do you think america's doing enough of that? do you think it's time they went back to designing, creating, and building things they can sell to the world exactly as apple is doing so successfully? >> well, clearly, apple is a role model of the american innovation whereby it produced all these products -- ipod, iphone, ipad -- that is really now dominating all the technology arena in the world. clearly, apple is a role model, and i believe the united states, with all its problems, is down but for sure is not out. i hope that an awakening happens in the united states whereby to go back to the roots of the main success of america, which is innovation and encouraging more ideas and more thoughts to be integrated in the u.s. system. >> are you concerned at all about the succession plans at apple given the ongoing situation involving steve jobs' h
CNN
Jul 19, 2011 9:00pm PDT
a very big story about the abuses on mps' expenses and obtained this information by paying for it, paying for stolen documents, what he was trying to point out, he created a culture there to expose the establishment. and clearly what we saw today was the beginning of a process which needs to draw a line between exposing and making a democracy transparent which is good, and tampering with the law and doing illegal things and describing police, which is clearly very, very bad. but it was apparent that he wasn't -- >> let me bring in james fallows on that point. what was interesting watching it, i saw people observing the murdochs seemed to be a bit mumbling. this reminded me of the meetings i had with him 16 years ago. when he warmed up, he was the murdoch of old. i expect when he started, he was very conscious of not saying the wrong thing and that is why he was taking time to answer. what's interesting to me, he made it clear he didn't feel the buck stopped with him is that a position that's acceptable for a guy who is chairman and ceo of a news corporation? >> it's quite a surpri
CNN
Jul 5, 2011 12:00am PDT
? >> everything. >> you tell me. >> it has everything to do with it? >> tell me. >> i big part of the conversation when i talked to your lawyers was -- could wayne williams grab somebody? did he have the strength? he's not a big guy, could he grab someone in a unarmed combat technique and kill them? and your attorneys would say -- you met him. he's not a big guy so if you're telling me yes, i was trained by the cia which is what the document says, in a nut shell, on weekends when i was a teenager and i'm trained in the chokehold technique, that's one thing. but you're telling me no, that never happened but you write a long fantasy about being trained from the cia in weaponry and the chokehold technique? that's takes it in a whole other direction. remember, doctors said at least two of the victims and perhaps more, were probably killed by chokeholds. >> do you know how to kill someone with a chokehold? that's a straight forward question. my answer would be, no, sir, no, sir, i do not know. what's your answer to that? >> let me say something? >> that's a yes or no? >> no, it's not. >> n
CNN
Jul 7, 2011 6:00pm PDT
astronauts, the crowds won't be nearly as big. >> our community is going to lose the gift of hundreds of thousands of motel rooms that we really didn't have to work very hard to fill. >> reporter: the town's identity will slip a little farther into the past. >> for me, it's probably going to be a lot of joy and a lot of sorrow, all at the same time. >> reporter: and when the tourists depart this time, all that will be left is a suddenly, shockingly, empty sky. >> to all our astronauts and all of you, thanks for joining us. we'll see you on launch day. "piers morgan tonight" starts right now. >>> six days until freedom. a judge throws the book at casey anthony, but with time served, she will two free next week. >> her release date has been calculated as july 13th, 2011. >> tonight, i'll ask the prosecutor what went wrong. >> in the real world, people within the their child to live. and casey clearly didn't. >> i'll ask the expert ifs the jury did the right thing. >> the jury wanted to say, show me, show me how she was killed. and show me the motive. why she was killed. >> and
CNN
Jul 26, 2011 12:00am PDT
. the spending binge going on in washington is a big part of reason why. before i served in coming, i ran a small business in ohio. i was amazed at how different washington, d.c. operated than every other business in america. where most american businesses make the hard choices to pay their bills, live within their means, in washington, more spending and more debt is business as usual. i've got news for washington. those days are over. president obama came to congress in january and requested business as usual. he had another routine increase in the national debt but we in the house said, not so fast. here was a president asking for the largest debt increase in american history on the heels of the largest spending binge in american history. here's what we got for that massive spending binge. a new health care bill that most americans never asked for. a stimulus bill that is more effective in producing material for late night comedians than for producing job. a national debt that has gotten so out of hand, it sparked a crisis without precedent in my lifetime or yours. the united states
CNN
Jul 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
somebody else. that's a pretty big chip to pull out. and i disagreed with that. and we -- >> what do you mean by that, do you think? >> i think when you understand the material, you understand it. and when you don't get it, you might think that i'm negative towards my own people. >> also strikes me as strange. i've met jay leno, five or six times on his show. he's always been unbelievable courteous. comes back, chat, cup of coffee, have a laugh and yet he seems to attract, from all of his competitors, extraordinary amount of antipathy. >> there's not a -- there's not a union of super heroes amongst late night talk show hosts. i just met david letterman really for the first time i did his show. i waited 28 years to do it. i've known conan for a while. i know jimmy kimmel, craig ferguson. to a man, i think one thing we agree on is we're all not crazy about jay leno. >> why is that? >> i don't know. i think in our own personal dealings, some people get along and some people don't. >> is he much more competitive than people realized, do you think? >> i don't -- you know, i don't know if comp
CNN
Jul 14, 2011 6:00pm PDT
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CNN
Jul 11, 2011 12:00am PDT
in clearwater. it's a very small town, and the situation like this with a celebrity was big news there. and we couldn't even go to the hospital. we couldn't go anywhere, to court. it was just a circus sideshow for the pr. i think they got tired of having that. they just wanted to be private and stay to themselves. and i don't blame them. >> an awful situation. >> yeah. they didn't really like it when we came to the hospital and stuff. it was just too much of a sideshow. unfortunately. >> and again, the circus of fame. you can't turn it off once you're -- >> exactly. >> -- in there. there's nothing you can do. you wanted to be respectful, i presume, but you just couldn't do it in a normal way. >> right. it was just impossible. so you know, with that, you know, we live with that every day. nick's trying to rebuild his life -- >> how's he getting on, nick? i mean, obviously an awful thing for him. >> you know, it's hard because he's obviously lost his good friend. we've moved. he was in jail when he was 17. and when he came out six months or seven months later, with the divorce goin
CNN
Jul 29, 2011 6:00pm PDT
republicans for years to come. an interesting perspective there. one of the big i guess thought processes on both sides is who loses most. if america goes to default. obviously, number one, the american people. but would it be a massive blow to the democrats or more of a blow to republicans? >> i think it will be a blow to both, probably roughly equal, depending on how you look at it. and i believe it would have to lay mostly at the feet of the president. chief executive of the united states. if you can't get a budget together and deal with debt as chief executive of the country, then you're a pretty weak leader. the reality is -- you have to put this in context. the problem isn't the crisis we're going through right now. the problem is the totally unprecede unprecedented, out of control spending we're doing. the president of the united states has come to congress asking them to increase the debt ceiling more than any president has ever asked, ever. i mean this is way beyond any president has ever asked. he wonders, why do they want to reduce spending? because he's asking for a bigger inc
CNN
Jul 23, 2011 12:00am PDT
house with news vans with the big satellite tish dishes. i said it's time to go to a place where i address this. i get it out there. i -- what were my goals and what it is -- a lot of people asked why did i file for divorce? the answer to that is she needs to understand that this is an ultimatum now. i can always reverse that or stop that should she decide to get help. i'm not going to die ni her eny her the opportunities i had myself. i need to draw that line in the sand. to answer your question directly why am i doing this? because this is a relationship that i've had previous to this situation where i've spoken about addiction before. i felt very comfortable speaking with you. not to mention the fact that i watch your show a lot and i think you're very fair. so i wanted to go into a forum where i wasn't going to be beat up, i was going to be asked both sides of the questions which i think you do effectively. >> i mean i'm going to play devil's advocate having said that with you. honestly, you went through a well documented period of substance abuse. you were arrested four times
CNN
Jul 1, 2011 9:00pm PDT
huge hit. >> yes. i think, although "evita" was a big hit in london. "evita" when it opened here had pretty bad reviews. then the mood sort of changed. i think that's an intriguing one because in the kind of late '70s america was a little bit in denial about talking about anything political. you remember the time. after vietnam, after everything and i remember writing in the early days of the "evita" run we hit the -- same time of the russian invasion of afghanistan which nobody understood what was going on. i'm going off on a tangent. it changed -- suddenly people started to talk about politics again and said well maybe eva peron and what we were trying to say there was an interesting subject. >> how much did the critics get to you over the years? >> i didn't care very much if i don't think that the critics understand music. >> but somebody you respect, what's the most hurtful kind of thing that they would say that would get to you. >> somebody who i did respect as a musician said that the score was humdrum or something then i would be sad if i believed in the score. there are alway
CNN
Jul 27, 2011 9:00pm PDT
find out about them. if you want to nominate someone you know who's making a big difference in your community or another community >>> tonight, washington in turmoil. >> we cannot borrow more money. we have to balance our budget. >> we're running out of time. it's time we get serious about finding a compromise. >> americans outraged. >> they can't seem to get it together and compromise. >> we have adults who have been elected to office, and yet they play worse than 3-year-olds. >> i'd fire them all. >> what would it take to get a deal done? i'll ask the white house and the republicans. plus, what this crisis is already costing you. and adam levine, rock star, maroon 5 front man. he's sold more than 15 million albums. he's conquered tv on his first season of "the voice." >> christina takes things to a whole new level, right? you can level with me. >> i can't on national television. >> but tonight his biggest challenge yet. i'm getting him to do something you've never, i mean never seen him do before. >> this is so dumb. i don't know why i can do it. >> that is incredible. >> the amaz
CNN
Jul 20, 2011 9:00pm PDT
united states that isn't making, let's call it, a very big profit. china is going to make $300 billion on us at least this year. and they just revised that recently. i don't know if you saw. but they just said those numbers are going to be low. so we have to take our country back. >> what do you think of this gang of six plan? do you think it's workable from what you've seen? >> well, from what i've seen, and nobody really knows exactly what it represents and what it is yet, but at least they are in there pitching, and at least they are trying to make the big deal. the big deal is really the deal they should make. i don't like the deal where we kick it down the road for six months. this is the time to make the deal. and i have to tell you, the republicans have the cards. people might not think that, but the republicans have all of the cards. and this is the time to get rid of obama care. this is the time to make the great deal. >> i've been following you on twitter, and you've been pretty aggressive about obama on the economy. you believe that he can't stop spending and that am
CNN
Jul 24, 2011 2:00am PDT
this big thing. but from your perspective, what would you do? how would you fix things? >> that's a loaded question. it's a big question too. and i think there's so much misinformation out there, and i will immediately disclaim that i am not the expert in this field. although i am pretty literate. i'm pretty literate in this particular issue, because of people that are in my life and my mentors and people that i surround myself, because i really want to understand what the problem is. latinos in america are american and i think we forget that we're trying to categorize every mexican or every mexican american as illegal or undocumented and that's just not true. nobody wants illegal immigration. you know, what happened in arizona, i think, created a dialogue that we needed to have. and for immigration, it's been on the administration -- on the agenda for the past three administrations. so people like to blame obama and they're going to blame a lot of people for it -- >> well, there's this huge expectation with obama, because he's the first african-american president. so of all people,
CNN
Jul 25, 2011 12:00am PDT
with a big check in your pockets. movies, it's three months filming, six months editing, promotion, the whole rest of it. it might just bomb overnight. a torturous process. >> and it is monotonous. some directors have you do things 20 or 30 times in a row. if you started in comedy, that's rough because you wear out. but in the end, if you're working with great people, i just did a movie with dax shepherd and barry cooper and kristin bell, every day it was something different for those guys and fun. i see the joy of somebody like bradly cooper has to be there. just so happy to be in the moment and i want to get some of that. i've done about 100 movies and i want it still to be fun for me. >> you've done 100 movies. >> yeah. >> which is your favorite? >> i love "true lies" because what have it did personally. >> the biggest turkey? the one you don't like to talk about in civilized company? >> the financier's girlfriend played the lead. i took it, it was a job. i don't turn down much, obviously. but it was a job and it was rough to put her in that position. i can relate to that. so, y
CNN
Jul 23, 2011 2:00am PDT
that we have a big problem with right-wing extremists in norway, but we have had some groups, and we have followed them before, and our police is aware that there are some right-wing extreme groups, or at least has been some groups of that kind in norway. but, again, i very much underline that we will not speculate and we will await the investigation from the police before we say anything more about this particular case, but it's part of our work, and the police follow this kind of right wing extreme groups. >> the police admitted the suspect was not previously known to them. a spokesperson revealed what was known about him so far. >> he is a free mason, and we cannot provide further details or specifics on this guy. this guy has not been on the police radar it seems. >> the scale of the attack is only just becoming clear. 84 people are now confirmed dead, and the massacre at utoya island, where the suspect opened fire with an automatic weapon. it was aimed at a camp for young people. some people jumped into freezing waters to try and escape, and others hid and the gunman continued t
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
military is too big. by the way, people call it this military, hands off. it's not military. it's defense contractors, welfare for people who make weapons that we don't need. most of our weaponry is ridiculous. it's for fighting the russians in 1978. we don't need that. what would make this country stronger is economics. that's where the future is. that's what makes a country strong. if you're not strong economically, you're not going to be- >> that's where america is increasingly weak by comparison. >> this is one reason. we could solve this debt deficit problem if we do two simple things. tax the rich like they were taxed, not a hell of a lot more, just like under clinton. and bring the troops home. not just from iraq and afghanistan but we have a half a million troops on bases. >> how many do chinese have? >> none, i don't think. >> may have hardly anything, they have no imperialistic ambition. >> this is not the way you achieve it in this world. not the 14th century. >> i was in shanghai. this dinism you felt. this young millionaire, 125,000 million yonaiaires in shanghai. he said, i
CNN
Jul 4, 2011 12:00am PDT
. >> i'm being told they're really big. i shouldn't act surprised. what's a big ambition for you, personally and professional? >> personally? not to let all this attention that i'm probably going to get, not let that affect me in any way. professionally? i want to go on to win more major championships. i want to try and become the best golfer in the world -- >> best golfer in history? >> yeah. >> is that now attainable to you, do you think? >> i'd probably be -- >> let's put rory mcilroy of the golf course, let's ask him that question, along with the swagger, the cockiness, the arrogance. i'm looking at a guy who just won the u.s. open who looks supremely chilled out by this. i think you quietly believe you could go on to become one of the greats. >> yeah, i do. i do. but i don't really know if people want to hear that. i mean i believe that myself. >> i love my sportsmen to exude chilling self-confidence. >> yeah, you know, i'm very confident of my own abilities. i believe in myself and, yeah, i said something a couple of days ago, i said i'm not playing for money, i'm playing f
CNN
Jul 7, 2011 12:00am PDT
prefer being a big fish in a small pond? >> i get treated, i mean i get treated beyond belief there. they give me a lot of love back. there's nothing on earth -- i wish i could have a conversation with lebron james. i have met him several times. i would say he's a friend. what don't you understand about winning? you have already won. you are from akron. you play -- just by saying i'm going to play in my hometown. you can go anywhere in the world but you are literally a king there. that's how i feel in detroit. no one can every take that from me. that love. there's nothing like being loved. >> would you switch allegiance? >> never. i try to make a lot of money. i have never made an unhonest dollar off a working man's back. i can hold my head up and walk anywhere in the world knowing that. i don't have to drive around in a tinted rolls-royce. i'm proud of that. i want to make a lot of money. i want to make it honestly. it sets you free. you can tell somebody -- when they are coming at you saying we are going to pay this. i have walked away from shows where they are not treating the cr
CNN
Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm PDT
end and soon. >> president obama obviously inherited by common consent a big hospital pass in terms of the state of the economy, not just in america but around the world, very very tough to pull out of any kind of rapid way. having said that, as we head towards another election year, there will be critics and you will have heard them, that say you can't keep blaming the republicans for what you inherited. president obama, under his administration, the jobless figures are still terrible, 9.2% of americans are out of work. do you feel disappointed that there's been no greater inroad into those jobless figures? >> i feel very disappointed there hasn't been more inroad into those jobless figures. i feel disappointed frankly there hasn't been more bipartis bipartisan cooperation on solutions. here in massachusetts, we have like states across the country faced huge unprecedented budget gaps, taking that same balanced approach with cuts and use of stimulus reserves and modest tax increases and change in the way a lot of our state government does business, we have closed a $14 billion gap,
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